Register now for the Youth Ideathon for a chance to win up to UGX 100 million for business investment.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda, in partnership with the National Association of Student Enterprises (NASE), invites youth with entrepreneurial aspirations to register for the Youth Ideathon. The Youth Ideathon aims to support young people to develop and refine ideas that can solve some of Uganda’s most significant challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Youth can submit innovative ideas for products, services and solutions to address challenges in the following sectors; Health, Agriculture, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Tourism, Mining, Renewable Energy, Manufacturing, Creative Industries, Smart Cities and Urban Development.


Why should you participate in the Youth Ideathon?

Youth with successful ideas will benefit from the following:

  • Chance to win seed investment up to UGX 100 million
  • Access to mentorship and training
  • Networking opportunities
  • Marketing of your products and services
  • Co-working spaces
  • Business development services
  • Legal advisory and support


Who is eligible to participate?

Eligible applicants should have ideas that meet the following requirements;

  • Outline a customer problem and include a clear suggested solution
  • Include details of the target customer segment and the potential market opportunity
  • Fall under one of the above-mentioned sectors
  • Be the entrepreneur’s own innovation/creation.


How to register

Complete the registration form and submit a business profile via the link

Deadline: 25th July 2021

For more information contact;

Tel: +256 708 080 008


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